I could mention Bernard's brush with fame (he waved at a life-size cut-out of Paul McCartney at an airport once), or Rafiel's U-turn or the re-emergence of porn star Squat Dirty, who apparently has a connection with a website called, which believe me you don't want to look up, but instead of dwelling on any of these toothsome topics, I'll go right to the figure drawing highlight of the year: Spicy Shrimp and hot sausage on a grits cake at A.W. Shucks. Even if you're not a figure drawer, you'll love it, I promise. Have I ever steered you wrong culinarily? Okay, the mushroom milkshake maybe. But aside from that?